When starting travelling to Seychelles
|Population||82 247 inhabitants|
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Seychelles: When to go
Further information for trip
|Currency||:||Seychellois rupee (SCR)|
|Language (s)||:||English, French, Creole.|
|Formalities||:||No visa for a stay of less than 90 days, but it is necessary to justify a return plane ticket or ticket of continuation.|
|Vaccines||:||No vaccine is mandatory.|
History - geography - weather - climate - tourism
The Islands that form the heart of the archipelago (Mahe, Praslin and La Digue) are of the type microcontinent, indeed nor coral or volcanic bedrock is granite type. One can see magnificent outcrops at Anse Source D'Argent Beach on the island of la Digue. Other islands (Aldabra, the largest of the islands of the archipelago) are coral.
Tourism is the main resource of Seychelles. Industrial tuna fishing is developed, Victoria Harbour is the first port of transshipment of tuna from the Indian ocean. A cannery exist on square. Several real estate programs bring foreign currency to the country, the most important and the most surprising is certainly Eden Island (artificial island built on a comblages).